CHAPTER 402
EASTERN AFRICA STATISTICAL TRAINING CENTRE ACT

[PRINCIPAL LEGISLATION]

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   Section

Title

PART I
PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS

   1.   Short title.

   2.   Interpretation.

PART II
THE EASTERN AFRICA STATISTICAL TRAINING CENTRE

   3.   Establishment of Centre.

   4.   Objects and functions of the Centre.

PART III
ADMINISTRATION

   5.   The Council.

   6.   Powers and duties of the Council.

   7.   Rules and Regulations.

   8.   The Advisory Board of the Centre.

   9.   Director of the Centre.

   10.   Appointment of a Deputy Director.

   11.   Appointment of a Registrar, other members and staff.

   12.   Superannuation benefits.

PART IV
FINANCIAL PROVISIONS

   13.   Funds and resources of the Centre.

   14.   Borrowing powers.

   15.   Annual and supplementary budget.

   16.   Investment.

   17.   Accounts and audit.

PART V
MISCELLANEOUS AND TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

   18.   Remuneration of the members of the Council and Board.

   19.   Liability of members of the Council.

   20.   Vesting of assets and liabilities of the former Centre.

   21.   Member states.

SCHEDULES

CHAPTER 402
THE EASTERN AFRICA STATISTICAL TRAINING CENTRE ACT

An Act to establish the Eastern Africa Statistical Training Centre and for related matters.

[1st October, 1995]
[G.N. No. 547 of 1995]

Act No. 28 of 1994

PART I
PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS (ss 1-2)

1.   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Eastern Africa Statistical Training Centre Act.

2.   Interpretation

   In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires–

   "academic staff" means the teaching staff of the Centre whether engaged on full-time or part-time basis;

   "administrative staff" means the staff of the Centre other than the academic staff;

   "Board" means the Advisory Board of the Centre established by section 8;

   "Centre" means the Eastern Africa Statistical Training Centre established by Section 3;

   "Council" means the Governing Council of the Centre established by section 5;

   "Director" means the Director of the Centre appointed under section 9;

   "former Centre" means the Eastern Africa Statistical Centre existing as a department in the Planning Commission, prior to the coming into operation of this Act;

   "member states" means the member states of the Centre referred to in section 21.

PART II
THE EASTERN AFRICA STATISTICAL TRAINING CENTRE (ss 3-4)

3.   Establishment of Centre

   (1) There is hereby established a Centre which shall be known as the Eastern Africa Statistical Training Centre.

   (2) The Centre shall be–

   (a)   an independent national institution under the General control and supervision of the Government of the United Republic;

   (b)   a body corporate and shall–

      (i)   have perpetual succession and an official seal;

      (ii)   in its corporate name, be capable of suing and being sued;

      (iii)   be capable of holding, purchasing or otherwise acquiring any movable or immovable property and of disposing of any of its property.

4.   Objects and functions of the Centre

   (1) The primary objective of the Centre shall be to improve the capabilities of the United Republic and other member states to produce the statistical data necessary for the assessment, planning and development of the people and the economics of those states through the training of personnel engaged in the production of statistical data.

   (2) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1), the functions of the Centre shall be to–

   (a)   provide facilities for the study of, and training in the principles, procedures and techniques relating to the collection processing storage and use of statistical data;

   (b)   prepare and conduct training programmes in the study of statistics and in such other related subjects as the Council may from time to time determine;

   (c)   provide consultancy services to the Government of the member states and to such other bodies as the Council may deem fit;

   (d)   sponsor, arrange and to provide facilities for conferences or seminars, and workshops in particular in the field of statistics and statistical data;

   (e)   conduct professional examinations and to award professional diplomas, certificates and other awards in relation to training programmes conducted by the Centre;

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